Tagged: faith

in the waiting

We wait for her. Much like I waited for him. In this very spot where he made a promise to me four years ago, we stand with the promise of this pregnancy.⠀ Pregnancy is...

What do we do with broken dreams?

My entire life I dreamt of being pregnant… ever since I was a little girl. This pregnancy has been a true gift from God. But in many ways this pregnancy has been a broken...

fleeting feelings vs. unchanging God

“I, the Lord, do not change.” – Malachi 3:6 My feelings change from day to day. From hour to hour. Even from minute to minute. Especially in pregnancy with all the hormones fluctuations. It...

bump progression video

From the time we found out we were pregnant, we began taking weekly “bump photos.” I’ve always been one who has loved photos as a way to remember. And this journey is one I...

when walking looks like waiting

“I will strengthen them in the Lord, and in his name they will walk,” declares the Lord. – Zechariah 10:12 I continue to read in the Old Testament about God bringing back His people–about...

today is going to be a great day

“Today is going to be a great day.” I’ve said it with a confident smile. I’ve said it through streaming tears. “Today is going to be a great day.” After listening to a podcast...

a new journey

In so many ways it felt like the end of a journey when we took this photo. And in so many ways it was. It was the end of a long journey of singleness....

day one.

Have you ever felt stuck? Like you want to change, but you don’t know where to start? Like you want something more for your life, but you don’t know how to get there?⠀ Well...

new wine

I had plans to have it finished by now. Today exactly. Three years ago on June 21, after a week of intentional prayer, I heard God tell me that this was what I was...

their due date

Today was their due date, the day I was supposed to welcome them into my arms. Instead I hold this necklace representing their sweet little lives. I still don’t know why some babies live...